Co-director of the Institut de Physiatire
Isabelle Denis, m.d.
Before completing her medical studies, Dr. Isabelle Denis earned a bachelor’s degree in science (with honours) in immunology and a bachelor’s degree in physiotherapy at McGill University. She spent one year working as a physiotherapist in a private clinic. She graduated from the Université de Montréal Faculty of Medicine in 2004. She has been a physiatrist since 2010.
In 2010, she completed a subspecialty at the pain clinic at Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemount, specifically in spinal intervention techniques. She pursued her training at the department of neuroradiology at Bellaria Hospital in Bologna, Italy, to become familiar with intradiscal ozone injections.
In 2011, she began her academic career at the CHUM as an associate clinical professor at the Université de Montréal Faculty of Medicine. She specializes in spinal and peripheral nerve injections under fluoroscopic guidance. She has been working at the Institut de Physiatrie du Québec since 2011.
She is regularly invited to lecture at provincial and national medical conventions. She is involved in several university research projects related to spinal disorders. She obtained the status of clinical investigator at the CHUM research centre in 2020. She has also authored many publications on spinal disorders.
She also assumes many administrative functions, including serving as a member on the Examination Committee of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada for physical medicine and rehabilitation (since 2017), department head of the physiatry department at the CHUM (since 2018) and co-director of the Institut de Physiatrie du Québec (since 2020).